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Original articles from Gavin McElroy.
 
Why Talent Moves Every Two Years
After 20 years in the industry representing both agencies and talent (plus eight years of parenthood), I've found that life is a series of negotiations, the outcome of which usually depends on someone's leverage and their willingness to use it. So when agencies ask why key employees depart after short tenures, I know the answer: money

How to Get the Best Client
As an advertising lawyer who structures employment agreements for top management and key talent, I have seen how successful agencies hire, motivate, and retain key talent. Here are three strategies to land that star (or soon-to-be star) employee:

Safe Hiring: Get Applicant Consent Before Checking References
The old joke is that the assets of the agency go up and down in the elevator every day. In other words, people (along with clients and reputation) are an agency's most important asset, and hiring and keeping key talent has never been more important.

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